Why study at TECH?

This Postgraduate Diploma is the ideal tool for the manager or professional, as it will allow him/her to understand the occupational risks inherent to each position and how to prevent them" 

Why study at TECH?

TECH is the world's largest 100% online business school. It is an elite business school, with a model based on the highest academic standards. A world-class centre for intensive managerial skills training.   

TECH is a university at the forefront of technology, and puts all its resources at the student's disposal to help them achieve entrepreneurial success"     

At TECH Technological University

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The university offers an online learning model that combines the latest educational technology with the most rigorous teaching methods. A unique method with the highest international recognition that will provide students with the keys to develop in a rapidly-evolving world, where innovation must be every entrepreneur’s focus. 

"Microsoft Europe Success Story", for integrating the innovative, interactive multi-video system.  
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The Highest Standards

Admissions criteria at TECH are not economic. Students don't need to make a large investment to study at this university. However, in order to obtain a qualification from TECH, the student's intelligence and ability will be tested to their limits. The institution's academic standards are exceptionally high...    

95% of TECH students successfully complete their studies.
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Professionals from countries all over the world attend TECH, allowing students to establish a large network of contacts that may prove useful to them in the future.

100,000+ executives trained each year, 200+ different nationalities.
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Students will grow hand in hand with the best companies and highly regarded and influential professionals. TECH has developed strategic partnerships and a valuable network of contacts with major economic players in 7 continents.    

500+ collaborative agreements with leading companies.
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This program is a unique initiative to allow students to showcase their talent in the business world. An opportunity that will allow them to voice their concerns and share their business vision. 

After completing this program, TECH helps students show the world their talent. 


Show the world your talent after completing this program. 
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Multicultural Context

While studying at TECH, students will enjoy a unique experience. Study in a multicultural context. In a program with a global vision, through which students can learn about the operating methods in different parts of the world, and gather the latest information that best adapts to their business idea. 

TECH students represent more than 200 different nationalities. 


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Learn with the best

In the classroom, TECH’s teaching staff discuss how they have achieved success in their companies, working in a real, lively, and dynamic context. Teachers who are fully committed to offering a quality specialization that will allow students to advance in their career and stand out in the business world. 

Teachers representing 20 different nationalities. 

TECH strives for excellence and, to this end, boasts a series of characteristics that make this university unique: 

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TECH explores the student’s critical side, their ability to question things, their problem-solving skills, as well as their interpersonal skills.    

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Academic Excellence

TECH offers students the best online learning methodology. The university combines the Re-learning methodology (the most internationally recognized postgraduate learning methodology) with Harvard Business School case studies. A complex balance of traditional and state-of-the-art methods, within the most demanding academic framework.      

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Economy of Scale

TECH is the world’s largest online university. It currently boasts a portfolio of more than 10,000 university postgraduate programs. And in today's new economy, volume + technology = a ground-breaking price. This way, TECH ensures that studying is not as expensive for students as it would be at another university.   

At TECH you will have access to Harvard Business School case studies" 

Structure and content

This course has a concise and straightforward structure and content, focused on the student’s improvement through excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of occupational health and safety. The teaching staff in charge of writing the entire syllabus has extensive professional experience in the subject and shares, throughout the 3 modules that make up the program, all their advice to help students reach their professional zenith. 

What you study is very important. The abilities and skills you acquire are fundamental. You won't find a more complete syllabus than this one. Trust TECH's endorsement"


This program focuses on the main current market needs in occupational safety and hygiene at work, so the student is precisely acquiring the knowledge that will better boost his or her professional career. 

Throughout the 450 hours planned in this degree, the professors exemplify a multitude of real and practical cases of occupational risk in which the student will verify, in situ, how to apply in an authentic way all the theoretical contents learned. It is therefore a complete contextual course that the student will be able to start using even before completing the program. 

With high quality didactic material, written following the most innovative educational methodologies, and a teaching staff that will not hesitate to help students with any question, this is the best possible opportunity to become a professional and improve your career in the field of occupational health and safety. 

This Postgraduate Diploma takes place over 6 months and is divided into 3 modules:

Module 1 Safety At Work
Module 2 Industrial Hygiene
Module 3 New Landscape in Relation to Occupational Hazard Prevention and How to Deal With it

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Where, when, and how it is taught

TECH offers the possibility of taking this program completely online. Throughout the 6 months of training, the student will be able to access all the contents of this program at any time, allowing them to self-manage their study time. 

Module 1. Safety At Work 

1.1. The Occupational Accident 

1.1.1. Introduction  
1.1.2. Definition From Several Points of View: Safety, Medicine and Legality  
1.1.3. Occupational Safety: Scientific Safety and Integrated Safety  
1.1.4. Causes of Accidents. The Human Factor and its Impact  

1.2. Statistical Analysis of Accidents 

1.2.1. Introduction  
1.2.2. Classification of Accidents: Factors and Systems  
1.2.3. Statistical Indexes  
1.2.4. Graphic Representation. Evolution of the Accident Rate in Spain

1.3. Safety Techniques  

1.3.1. Introduction  
1.3.2. Concept and Definition of Safety Techniques  
1.3.3. Classification of Safety Techniques  
1.3.4. Analytical and Operative Techniques  

1.4. Risk Assessment  

1.4.1. Introduction  
1.4.2. Definition of Risk Evaluation and Its Objective  
1.4.3. Stages of Risk Evaluation
1.4.4. Types of Risk Evaluation. Their Obligatory Nature

1.5. Analytical Techniques After the Accident. Investigating Accidents

1.5.1. Notifying Accidents  
1.5.2. Recording Accidents  
1.5.3. Investigating Accidents  

1.6. Analytical Techniques Prior to the Accident. Safety Inspections  

1.6.1. Safety Inspection  
1.6.2. Work Analysis  
1.6.3. Statistical Analysis  

1.7. Standardization

1.7.1. Safety Rules. Advantages of Normalization  
1.7.2. Requirements and Characteristics of the Rules  
1.7.3. Producing and Implementing Rules  
1.7.4. Classification of the Rules  

1.8. Order and Cleanliness in the Workplace  

1.8.1. Introduction  
1.8.2. Safety Signage  
1.8.3. Panel Signage  
1.8.4. The Color of Industry   

1.9. Individual Protection  

1.9.1. Introduction  
1.9.2. Concept of PPE. Conditions, Characteristics and Selection  
1.9.3. PPE Classification  
1.9.4. CE Conformity Marking. Use and Conservation  

1.10. Risks At Work  

1.10.1. Introduction  
1.10.2. Classification of Risks at Work  
1.10.3. Safety Techniques Applied to Machines

Module 2. Industrial Hygiene

2.1. Introduction to Hygiene at Work  

2.1.1. Introduction and Main Concepts  
2.1.2. Environmental Factors  
2.1.3. Types of Contaminants and Routes of Entry Into the Organism  
2.1.4. Effects of the Contaminants  

2.2. Theoretical Hygiene. Assessing the Hygienic Risk  

2.2.1. Introduction  
2.2.2. Criteria for Evaluating the Hygienic Risk  
2.2.3. Regulations  
2.2.4. Dermal Exposure to Chemical Contaminants

2.3. Evaluating and Monitoring Hygienic Risk  

2.3.1. Introduction  
2.3.2. Scope of the Hygienic Risk. Field Hygiene and Operational Hygiene  
2.3.3. Types of Preventive Control Measures  

2.4. Types of Agents  

2.4.1. Introduction  
2.4.2. Agent Classification  
2.4.3. Protection Against Agents  

2.5. Individual Protection Against Hygienic Risks  

2.5.1. Introduction  
2.5.2. Respiratory Protection Equipment  
2.5.3. Hearing Protection Equipment  
2.5.4. Eye and Face Protection Equipment  

2.6. Risks and Severe Accidents  

2.6.1. Introduction  
2.6.2. Metallurgical Industry  
2.6.3. Chemical Industry  
2.6.4. Severe Accidents  

2.7. Vibrations  

2.7.1. Introduction  
2.7.2. Effects of Vibrations  
2.7.3. Risk Evaluation  
2.7.4. Exposure Control  

2.8. Non-Ionizing Radiation  

2.8.1. Introduction  
2.8.2. Magnitudes and Units of Measurement  
2.8.3. Effects of Non-Ionizing Radiation 

2.9. Ionizing Radiation  

2.9.1. Introduction  
2.9.2. Nature of Ionizing Radiation  
2.9.3. Effects of Ionizing Radiation  
2.9.4. Preventive Measures  

2.10. Thermohygrometric Environment  

2.10.1. Introduction  
2.10.2. Thermal Environment and Organism   
2.10.3. Evaluating Heat Exposure  
2.10.4. Thermal Comfort and Exposure to the Cold

Module 3. New Landscape in Relation to Occupational Hazard Prevention and How to Deal With it

3.1. 2020 Health Situation  

3.1.1. Introduction  
3.1.2. COVID-19 Health Crisis  
3.1.3. Government Communications  

3.2. COVID-19. Evolution and Data  

3.2.1. Introduction  
3.2.2. COVID-19 Pandemic Declaration  
3.2.3. Evolution and Data on the Pandemic  

3.3. Epidemiological Analysis of COVID-19   

3.3.1. Introduction  
3.3.2. Previous Reports  
3.3.3. Situation of the Health Department  
3.3.4. Demographic, Clinical and Epidemiological Characteristics  

3.4. New Normality: Applying Risk Prevention  

3.4.1. Introduction  
3.4.2. New Normality. How COVID-19 Has Impacted Our Lives  
3.4.3. PPEs Used Against COVID-19  

3.5. Early Response Plan in a Pandemic Control Scenario  

3.5.1. Medical history  
3.5.2. Justification of the Early Response Plan  
3.5.3. Legislative Framework  
3.5.4. Early Response Plans  

3.6. Early Detection, Surveillance and Controlling of COVID-19  

3.6.1. Introduction  
3.6.2. Case Detection  
3.6.3. Case Notification  
3.6.4. Interpreting Serological Tests  

3.7. Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Different Vulnerable Industries or Sectors  

3.7.1. Introduction  
3.7.2. Transport and Mobility  
3.7.3. Training and Information on Preventive Measures  
3.7.4. Collaborating With Health Inspectors   

3.8. R5adar COVID App  

3.8.1. Introduction  
3.8.2. Description and Operation of the Application  
3.8.3. Contact Identification  
3.8.4. Evaluation and Communication

3.9. Clinical Management of COVID in ICUs  

3.9.1. Introduction  
3.9.2. Procedure  
3.9.3. Prevention of Complications in Critically Ill Patients  
3.9.4. Following and Monitoring the Clinical Response  

3.10. Education Sector: One of the Most Vulnerable  

3.10.1. Introduction  
3.10.2. Prevention, Hygiene and Health Promotion Measures Against COVID-19 in Educational Centers  
3.10.3. Guidelines for Action When Cases of Infection Appear